Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Report submitted by Pan American Airways (PAA) on June 2, 1937, to the Committee of Award, Collier Trophy for 1936, National Aeronautic Association (NAA), putting forward for consideration PAA's work in "[t]he establishment, operation, and maintenance of an air route extending for 8,200 miles across the Pacific Ocean, involving over-water distances never before attempted on scheduled operations for the transportation of passengers overseas..." Includes interior and exterior views of Martin M-130 and Sikorsky S-42 Clippers; Wake and Midway island facilities such as a radio installation, beacons, and hotel; and route map and airline weather maps.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aircraft
  • Airlines
  • Airplanes
  • Pan American Airways Corporation

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Pan American Airways (PAA)



Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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